How One Trainer Achieved a Student Project Success Rate of 78% and an ROI of 700%

After some two decades of training people in Lean Six Sigma, we have concluded that one issue hinders nearly everyone we train. Regardless of who is in front of the class, or who populates the classroom, getting students to apply a set of newly-acquired skills during their first project is a universal challenge. It is […]

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The basics of FMEA

A ‘failure mode and effects analysis’ (FMEA) is a systematic, and most importantly, pro–active method for evaluating a process or product to help you find out where, and how, it might fail. By knowing this before the failure even occurs in the first place you gain insight into the impact these different types of failures […]

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The Basics of Poka Yoke

The Lean Six Sigma methodology offers many tools to improve your processes with. To help you get started with these tools, we thought it helpful to highlight the most useful ones. In this article, we highlight ‘Poka Yoke’, a tool that can help you achieve better results even with a relatively minor investment. Let’s start […]

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